A test for the alliance as Bishop replies to Obama's Brisbane intervention
China is trying to intimidate America
New Caledonia: Australia must show assertive impartiality
The China FTA and Australia's place in the regional order
Why does China bother with coercion?
Southeast Asia links: Jakarta's new governor, Vietnam-China, Hunger Games and more
ABC and SBS cuts: Australia's loss in a global century
Fiji grabs the limelight as leaders of China and India visit
Myanmar summitry brings faltering US promises, China cash
Why the Iran nuclear talks are mostly not about nuclear weapons (part 1)
Should the US retrench from South Korea? Yes
China: Economic war and the humbling of multinationals
Quarter of a million people displaced in Myanmar's humanitarian crisis
Indonesia: Dispelling the ghosts of '98
Iraq: ISIS's error, Maliki's mismanagement, Obama's opportunity
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica
Just how expensive is renewable energy?
China's Xinjiang policy: A Middle East headache
Indonesia's next president: A form guide
Zero Dark Thirty: Airbrushing torture
Thursday links: China hacking, carbon tax, think tanks, John Kerry and more
21 February 2013 11:27AM
Ballooning American think-tank salaries
tell you something about think-tank political influence. (Thanks Rodger and David.)
Gideon Rachman the latest to
low European defence spending. It's just the free-rider problem at work, and will correct itself if the US retreats and the threat demands it.
John Kerry's first speech
as US Secretary of State.
Shanghai, symbol of authoritarian capitalism
: 'The ultimate invisible power is the power to design the structures in which people live their lives.'
This seems like a pretty big deal:
China will tax carbon
Taiwan's Next Media Animation takes on the China hacking story. Worth it for the Coca Cola joke (h/t
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